Allen University’s Student Government  President, Leyton Taylor Celebrates HBCU Day at the White House

White House in Washington D.C. United States national landmark. Photo: tupungato/Getty Images

Allen University Student Government Association President Mr. Leyton Taylor attended HBCU Celebration Day in Washington D.C. at the White House on February 28, 2024. 

HBCU Day in alliance with Black History Month at the White House also served as a platform to recognize the significance of student leaders at these institutions and their impact on shaping the future of HBCUs.

Mr. Taylor expressed gratitude for the invitation, stating, “It is an honor to be selected to represent Allen University on such a large platform, I am in awe of the experience.” 

The event began with a panel discussion in the Eisenhower executive office building featuring a formidable lineup of influential voices to ignite the student leaders in attendance. The panel discussion was followed by a formal reception at VPOTUS Kamala Harris’ home. The reception set the stage for networking amongst other student leaders, influencers, actors, and political figures from all over the world sparking gratifying conversations about the transformative power of education within the Black community. 

The Allen University community extends its support and congratulations to Mr. Leyton Taylor for this exceptional recognition and applauds his dedication to advancing the mission and values of Allen University.

Allen University is a Liberal Arts institution located in the heart of South Carolina. The vision of AU is rooted in its commitment to preparing leaders who are skilled in communication, critical thinking, and business acumen and possess high moral character.